Patagonia Trek 2019 – Torre Lookout and First Views of Fitz Roy

Hi everyone!
Today we hiked to Torre Lookout following a pretty scenic trail. It was quite pleasant to walk among lenga trees. We could see the Fitz Roy river and the Margarita waterfall from one of the lookouts. Cerro Torre was in the clouds. While hiking back to El Chalten, we could see the impressive Cerro Pyramid coming into view. Later on in the evening, we went for a walk in town and could enjoy the first views of Fitz Roy during sunset. It was beautiful! The day ended at La Tapera restaurante with a delicious dinner. Tomorrow we will hike to Laguna de los Tres.
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